Category Archives: Real-time Compression

The NEW IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R: Best of ALL worlds!

  IBM announced a significant expansion of the highly successful FlashSystems portfolio last week, with 3 new all-flash models, including the FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R. For the purposes of this blog entry, I’ll focus mostly on the FlashSystem A9000 and … Continue reading

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IBM InterConnect 2016: Solving Complex Cloud Challenges with IBM Spectrum Virtualize

  Mark III attended the annual IBM InterConnect conference February 22-25 in Las Vegas and had the honor of sharing the experiences of a recent Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) client who solved their infrastructure and overall cloud challenges by moving to an … Continue reading

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NEW SVC DH8 Nodes (as if the CG8 nodes weren’t enough)

  1 million IOPS? File IBM’s announcement of the upcoming SAN Volume Controller DH8 generation of nodes under the category of “more horsepower than you’ll ever possibly need” for traditional I/O, which our clients have found is a really nice … Continue reading

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Our favorite 3 things about the new IBM FlashSystem 840

  IBM’s $1B investment in Flash-based R&D announced early in 2013 is really starting to pay some dividends in our opinion.  Not only on the server-side with the recent IBM X6 eXFlash DIMM announcements, but also with a new model … Continue reading

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Could you please send me a comprestimate?

  I thought I’d start off our blog with a post about storage, which continues to be one of our top areas of interest from our clients.  If you are even remotely tied into the IBM storage ecosystem, you know … Continue reading

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